Obituary: Donna Sue Richie

October 18, 1954 – Oct. 30, 2021

Donna Sue Richie, 67, of Bedford passed away Oct. 30, 2021. 

She was born on October 18, 1954, and was a 1972 graduate of Bedford High School and was then known as Donna Phipps. Donna was preceded in death by her mother Janet (Jenkins) Eagan, stepfathers Clyde Phipps and Clovis Eagan and one sister; Cathy McFarland. 

Those left to cherish Donna’s memory include her husband Jeff Richie of North Carolina; son Chris (Natalie) Richie of Kansas; daughter Alisha (Joe) Aurit of Arkansas; daughter Amanda Richie of Nevada; father Cecil Melton of Mitchell; her siblings Michael Eagan of Bedford; Timmy (Cindy) Melton of Paoli; Rosemary (Boyd) Godsey of Guthrie; Diana Starr of Bedford; Tina (Mike) Beedie of Heltonville; Lori Eagan of Bedford; her grandchildren Courtney and Kymber of Kansas; and many nieces and nephews.

Donna was a wonderful woman who was raised attending church with her family and loved her Lord and Savior. She was very beautiful, extremely intelligent, and a talented artist. She always kept a nicely decorated clean house and loved to cook delicious meals for her family. Donna was a beloved wife, caring mother, and a doting grandmother. She was a kind-hearted woman who will be greatly missed by all those whose lives she touched.

Friends and family are invited to attend one or both of the following services. A memorial service will take place at Day & Carter Mortuary, on Thursday, July 14, 2022, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. A graveside service will occur at Cresthaven Cemetery (3522 Dixie Hwy Bedford) on Friday, July 15 2022 at 3:30 p.m.